Born in Boston, MA on April 11, 1987. Vietnamese-American self-taught unlicensed makeup instructor and product demonstrator, Michelle Phan has earned an estimated net worth of $3 million. The internet star began uploading her makeup tutorials on YouTube that resulted in 200 clips with her Ricebunny channel in 2006. As of 2013, she has had more than 7.6 million followers and 1.1 billion views, making her channel YouTube’s most celebrated beauty channel. Her renowned videos are Romantic Valentine Look, Brighter Larger Looking Eyes, Makeup for Glasses, and Mysterious Masquerade Look. The most popular ones with millions of views, however, are the Lady Gaga Poker Face Tutorial, Lady Gaga Bad Romance Look, Romantic Valentine Look and Seductive Vampire. She became the first makeup mentor to use special effects in her new Lady Gaga Bad Romance in January. She was featured in Buzzfeed article in 2009 which made her videos popular immediately. Between 2009 to 2010, she was featured in several popular media including the Seventeen magazine, the St. Petersburg Times, the Sun Sentinel, NYLON magazine, OK, Instyle Magazine, and the popular blog BellaSugar. Chilean newspaper also wrote about her Barbie video. After being recruited by Lancome in 2010, she added the brand’s cosmetic products in her videos. Her own L’Oreal line and lifestyle media network have boasted her e-commerce beauty startup called Ipsy. The company now has annual sales run-rate of $84 million.